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Political Reform Act; lobbyist certifications   

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(a) Individual lobbyists shall prepare lobbyist certifications pursuant to Section 86103 for filing with the Secretary of State as part of the registration of the lobbying firm in which the lobbyist is a partner, owner, officer, or employee or as part of the registration of the lobbyist employer by which the lobbyist is employed.

(b) Lobbying firms shall register with the Secretary of State.

(c) Lobbyist employers as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 82039.5 shall register with the Secretary of State.

(d) Lobbyist employers as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 82039.5 and persons described in subdivision (b) of Section 86115 are not required to register with the Secretary of State but shall file statements pursuant to this article.

(e) A registration statement shall be filed both by online or electronic means and physically, submitting the original statement and one copy, in paper format.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 18, Sec. 8.)